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The Buccaneer new online 3D software

The team at B3D have not only come up with a 3D desktop printer that is high on design and functionality yet low on cost, they have also included a fabulous new way to design your own 3D models for printing over Wifi straight to your desktop printer. It certainly looks easy enough to use and this is only the start http://pirate3d.com/demo/  just click on any one of the images on the page to design your own 3D object.  Internet Explorer...

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Velleman k8200

The Velleman K8200 is a build it yourself 3D printer kit to print objects of maximum 20 x 20 x 20 cm using PLA or ABS 3mm filament. It is an extremely fast, reliable and precise printer even when printing at higher speeds. The K8200 is compatible with all free RepRap software and firmware. It is made out of aluminum profiles and is easy to assemble, it leaves room to the user to freely alter the machine and modify it...

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Felix 2.0

FELIX 2.0 * More reliable printing of large object due to very even heat distribution of heated bed. * Stand-alone printing out of the box, no constant need of a computer. * Higher quality prints. * Reduced assembly time of at least 3-4 hours. Get your printer up and running significantly faster, without soldering. NEW innovations * Foil heater for heated bed with integrated thermistor, very even heat distribution over whole print-surface. No more soldering/fiddling your components onto the heated bed, it is just a...

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The Birdhouse Challenge

  MakerBot Thingiverse, threw down the gauntlet to all 3D designers to see who could come up with the best 3D birdhouse.  I am glad that I did not have the time to enter into it, as this design just blew everyone away.  ErikJDurwoodII you are a genius! the American Craftsman Bungalow Birdhouse Created by ErikJDurwoodII My entry for the Thingiverse BIrdhouse Challenge. the American Craftsman Bungalow Birdhouse! This birdhouse features two entrances, upper ventilation through the chimney and windows as well as sloped drains in the base...

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The Scanadu Scout – Revolutionary

Another revolutionary product. A hand held scanner packed with sensors that enables  anyone to conduct sophisticated physical exams — in a snap. Simply place the Scanadu Scout™ to the forehead. As if it is reading your mind, the Scanadu Scout™ detects problems early. It  potentially decreases hospital readmissions, and the costs of managing chronic conditions for patients and insurance companies alike. Yep, all that just by placing it on your forehead. Imagine all the other possibilities. See the company video here ~ Scanadu...

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Photon 3D Scanner update

"We promised an update on hardware and here it is. We’ve been playing with the pre-production prototype for a close to a week now and thought we’d post some images and thoughts on it. It’s really exciting to have the new design in person and play with it. What you see in these photos is very close to what you will get. It’s really rigid, precise, looks super smooth, and moves really well. It’s even better than we expected!...

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Robo 3D news update

We guess the guys and girls at the Robo 3D workshop are really getting down to the nitty gritty of manufacturing on a larger scale, yet they still have had time to create their online manual for the Robo 3D desktop printer. You can access it here online. September is approaching fast. What will you print today

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My choice for this week

[fvplayer src='http://3dfilaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Kill-It-With-Fire-3D-Printed-Spider-Robot-on-Prochan-com.mp4' autoplay=false] Ok, now i'm not that squeamish, unless its a daddy long leg and that's then takes us to a whole new dimension of fear.  But when I saw this (Thanks Dave E) and I managed to pull myself out from under the bedclothes I was both impressed and marvelled at the sheer brilliance of the work and so it became my choice. What will you print today (not that I will print it though - but your more...

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Our review of the Bendlay filament

Last week our Bendlay 3D filament arrived from Orbi-Tech, Germany.  We spent over a week just trying to think of what we would be printing with it.  As it was a bendable material we decided we would print the sleeve holder on thingiverse, you can download it from here. Instead of creating a long write up we decided to create a video and post it on our YouTube channel, you can watch the video here, please make any comments and...

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